DJ Bongz and the rest of South Africa are patiently waiting for Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx to pick a time and location for the two celebrities’ much-anticipated dance battle.
DJ Bongz vs. Jamie Foxx
In June 2021, the actor took to Instagram, in which Foxx made the stinky leg dance – a dance that closely resembles Bongz’s signature movement. Shortly after the video’s publication, DJ Bongz called it what it is; her signature dance Gwara Gwara.
Awesome dance steps
According to ZAlebs, Bongz was impressed and even applauded the actor before teaching him who created the dance, âI started doing the Gwara Gwara dance in 2016â¦ when I was shooting my music video [for] Ofana Nawe just google itâ¦ you’ll see, âhe said.
Foxx suggested the two go head-to-head to see who does it better.
DJ Bongz wasted no time responding by saying he was already warming up and waiting for the time and place.
âJust a warm-up for our dance battle. I will wait for the place and time of the battle,â he captioned his video.
Mark your dance step
In 2018, DJ Bongz weighed his legal options after his popular dance move was used by a multitude of American musicians, including Rihanna and Childish Gambino, in shows and music videos.
Mzansi burst into applause when Childish Gambino’s This is america The music video was created and showed the muso breaking up a young Gwara Gwara. It happened just a few months after Rihanna danced in a Grammy performance. According to Sowetan Live, this prompted DJ Bongz to take some notes.
âI watched the video and am busy considering my legal options because I am not impressed with all of these artists who use my dance without my permission. I don’t know what I’m going to do now âbut I know these artists have to stop using my dance without asking me,” he said. TshisaLIVE.
At the time, copyright attorney Graeme Gilfillan disputed Bongz’s claim that it was possible to score a dance move.